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BlackRock Investments: ‘Coal is Dead’

An executive at BlackRock recently said in an interview that "coal is dead," with the future for conventional fuels such as oil also…

Can the Sun Pay for Trump’s Border Wall?

Donald Trump says his border wall idea could be paid for by installing solar panels on it. The truth, however, is that the…

Trump’s Paris Agreement Exit Cedes Climate Leadership to Private Sector and Local Gov’t

The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change…

The Case for Climate Optimism

Just as the current administration considers rolling back much of America's recent progress, the private sector is taking up the mantle of climate…

Duke Energy-Backed Bill Takes Aim at Solar in North Carolina

If a state bill backed by Duke Energy should become law, it will mean a lot less competition in North Carolina's solar market.

This Big Energy Company Is Helping Small Business Kick The Coal Habit

As the world awaits President Donald Trump's decision on the Paris climate accord, DTE Energy forges ahead with an ambitious renewable energy plan…

OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic…

Chinese Wind Turbine Manufacturer Offers Free Training and Jobs to Coal Miners

A major turbine manufacturer says it will train former coal workers for free to staff a massive wind power installation in Wyoming. And…

Solar-Powered EV Charging Arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well…

Clean Energy Employs Almost 10 Million People Worldwide

According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much…

DOE Grid Reliability Study Threatens Renewable Energy Branding

Critics say a mysterious new Energy Department study aims to curb wind and solar growth -- and warn the outcome could crimp green…

Is Your Business Ready for the Hydrogen Fuel Cell EV of the Future?

A sleek, compact renewable hydrogen fuel station makes a strong statement about sustainability and zero emission electric vehicles.

France Moves Forward with 17 GW of Clean Energy Investments

France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which…

Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Make Waves for Aesthetics and Affordability

Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market -- and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar…

Offshore Wind Power Gains Momentum in Europe with Latest North Sea Installation

The new Gemini Wind Park in the North Sea will generate 600 megawatts of clean power, enough to power 785,000 households in the…